Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.
Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
A livestock farmer received training and undertook a consultation to find out how to improve animal welfare on his farm.
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
Organising a series of awareness raising and capacity building activities for environmental NGOs in Mayotte.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
An example of sustainable cultivation of olive trees and extraction of olive oil using innovative ultrasound techniques.